05 mars 2019

One of the best Delftware collections of the past decades at TEFAF Maastricht

AMSTERDAM.- At the upcoming edition of TEFAF Maastricht, Amsterdam based dealer Aronson Antiquairs will bring to market one of the best Delftware collections of the past decades. The collection, which was in a large part assembled by private Dutch collectors over a period of approximately thirty years, comprises many highlights. Although it has its center of gravity in the eighteenth century, it also contains several wonderful early objects.  “What we can bring to an art fair like TEFAF, really depends on what... [Lire la suite]

17 janvier 2019

Aronson of Amsterdam presents one of the earliest and unique pair of tulip vases at The Winter Show

Pair of Blue and White Early Flower Vases, Delft, circa 1680. Each marked LC in blue for Lambertus Cleffius, the owner of De Metaale Pot (The Metal Pot) factory from 1679 to 1691. © Aronson Antiquairs  NEW YORK, NY.- A very early pair of so called tulip vases will be presented at the recently renamed Winter Show. Previously known as the Winter Antiques Show, the show is the leading art, antiques, and design fair in America, featuring 70 of the world’s top experts in the... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2018

Aronson Antiquairs at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Pair of polychrome wall plaques, Delft, circa 1750. Delftware, 27.3 cm (10.7 in.) square. Aronson Antiquairs (Stand 106). © TEFAF 2018 Flower baskets are frequently depicted on seventeenth-century Dutch floral still life paintings. Ambrosius Bosschaert the Elder (1573-1621) is considered the first Dutch artist to have made a flower basket oil painting in 1607. Provenance: The Mr. And Mrs. L. Collection, USA Adrianus Kock, Two Delfware blue and white cellars, Delft, The Netherlands, circa... [Lire la suite]
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07 novembre 2017

A Dutch silver-gilt beaker, maker's mark PG, probably Delft, 1657

Lot 717. A Dutch silver-gilt beaker, maker's mark PG, probably Delft, 1657. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 4,375 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. engraved with fruit, fish and snail pendants below strapwork including birds, wire foot; 15.8cm., 6 1/4 in. high; 257gr., 8oz. 5dwt. Sotheby's. From Earth to Fire, London, 01 Nov 2017
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16 octobre 2017

Aronson Antiquairs at TEFAF New York Fall 2017

Pair of blue and white bowl and cover flower vases, Delft, circa 1695. Delftware, 29.2 x 29.5 cm (11.5 x 11.6 in.). Each marked 'AK' in blue for Adrianus Kocx, who was the owner of De Grieksche A (The Greek A) factory from 1686 to 1701. © Aronson Antiquairs Provenance: A Dutch Noble collection Pair of Polychrome Figures of Seated Dogs, Delft, circa 1770. Delftware. Heights 20.1 and 20.4 cm (7.9 and 8 in.). © Aronson Antiquairs Provenance: Private collection, Belgium ... [Lire la suite]
14 mars 2017

Salomon Stodel Antiquités at TEFAF Maastrich 2017, Stand 134

Nautilus cup, Soapstone figures, Indo China, Kangxi period, circa 1675. Oriental silver gilt mounts. Height 32 cm, 12.8 x 10 cm (foot) © Salomon Stodel Antiquités The nautilus shell with two vertical engraved silver gilt strap mounts,are pinned which is constructed to fit closely over the edge of the shell, forms the bowl of a standing cup. The conchiolin is elaborately carved in the cameo technique in the Indo Chinese manner, being set in silver gilt mounts that both protects and intergrates this... [Lire la suite]

29 décembre 2016

Ground-breaking display on garniture/vase sets on view at the Victoria & Albert Museum

Chinese export porcelain garniture with moulded panels, c. 1700, Kangxi reign, Qing dynasty. © Victoria & Albert Museum LONDON.- Organised in partnership with the National Trust, this display explores the history of the garniture; a set of ornamental vases unified by their design and a specific context. Complete sets of garnitures are exceptionally rare. A status symbol between the 17th and 19th centuries, garnitures later fell out of fashion. Sets were damaged or broken up and individual pieces sold off; few complete... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2016

Water basin of a wall cistern, Delft, ca. 1700

Lot 1710. Water basin of a wall cistern, Delft, ca. 1700. Estimate: CHF2,000 - CHF3,000. Photo Koller Auctions. Faience, painted blue, depicting mythological scenes and park landscapes. The front with a mascaron and a round spout. On five spherical feet. Mark VE ligated and 8, 2 in blue. 27.5 x 27 x 16 cm. Bottom restored, hairline crack in the upper edge. Provenance: - Kunsthandel Stodel, Amsterdam, ca. 1976. - Schmitz-Eichhoff Collection, Cologne. ... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2016

Two bowls with chinoiserie decoration from a rijsttafel, Delft, de Griekse A, early 18th century

Lot 1704. Two bowls with chinoiserie decoration from a rijsttafel, Delft, de Griekse A, early 18th century. Estimate: CHF2,000 - CHF3,000. Photo Koller Auctions. Faience, glazed white and painted in blue. Mark 5/R and 7/R in blue. D 23 cm, 29 cm. 1 bowl is glued. Provenance: - Westphalian private collection. - Lempertz Cologne, 18 November 2005. - Schmitz-Eichhoff Collection, Cologne. Literature: M.-T. Schmitz-Eichhoff, Sammlung Europäischer Fayencen des 17. bis 19. Jahrhunderts, Köln 1991... [Lire la suite]
07 septembre 2016

Tulip vase with scrolled handles, Delft, ca. 1700

Lot 1706. Tulip vase with scrolled handles, Delft, ca. 1700. Estimate: CHF2,500 - CHF3,500. Photo Koller Auctions. Faience, white glazed and painted in blue, contoured in black, in the Oriental Wanli style. Lateral scrolled handles and 5 nozzles. Marked HC and S K in B in black. H 21 cm. Restorations on the edge. Provenance: - Schmitz-Eichhoff Collection, Cologne. Literature: Köllmann/Reineking/Schmitz-Eichhoff, Sammlung Europäischer Fayencen des 17. bis 19. Jahrhunderts, Cologne 1991, No. 67. ... [Lire la suite]